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Oroton, Australia’s leading luxury accessories and lifestyle brand, has opened their first boutique in the Middle East at Al Ghurair Center in Dubai.
Jumeirah Group has recently signed a management agreement with Saraya Bandar Jissah SAOH to operate a luxury resort in Muscat, Oman. The resort is currently under development and is expected to open in 2017.
Tiffany & Co. celebrates the season once again with its acclaimed holiday windows. As part of an annual tradition that can be seen in store windows across the globe, this year’s display features various three-dimensional rooftop scenes and intimate street views of elegant townhouses in New York City’s Upper East Side. Five Tiffany boutiques in Dubai and Abu Dhabi will participate in the tradition with a special unveiling of the holiday windows taking place at the Dubai Mall Flagship store.
First impressions are everything when it comes to luxury hotels. While there’s no shortage of extravagant places to stay in Dubai, the following five top the charts for their impressive and artful lobbies.
For the first time ever, Victoria’s Secret will exhibit its Royal Fantasy Bra Gift Set valued at US $10 million in the Middle East. This exquisite and opulent piece of underwear is adorned with more than 4,200 precious gems handset with rubies, diamonds, blue and yellow sapphires set in 18-carat gold. The bra features a pear shaped center ruby weighing an 52-carats.
Mall of the Emirates has decorated its Fashion Dome, one of Dubai’s premier luxury shopping spots, with Burberry’s festive campaign `Burberry with Love.’ Personally designed by Burberry’s Chief Creative Officer, Christopher Bailey, the art installation sets a festive mood for the upcoming holidays. Hanging from the dome are golden love hearts, gift boxes, umbrellas and trench coats in a fun and celebratory vision of the holidays to come.
Ajmal Perfumes, the region’s multi award-winning fragrance house, has launched Ostoorah, a new Oriental fragrance. It is made from a unisex concentrated perfume oil designed for customers who have a great appreciation for fine Oud blends.
Cate Blanchett was spotted carrying the Roger Vivier gold paint box clutch to the IWC Schaffhausen gala dinner ‘For the Love of Cinema’ on 7 December at the 10th Dubai International Film Festival.
American jewelry designer Brooke Gregson’s delicate creations incorporate a range of precious stones, fine metals and astrological influences. A textile and jewelry designer, we catch up with Gregson in Dubai at Comptoir 102 to learn more about her earthy designs and her penchant for juxtaposing various materials within her creations.
The tenth edition of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) began with a bang on 6 December at the Madinat Jumeirah with a Red Carpet Opening Gala screening of Hany Abu-Assad’s Omar, the Palestinian entry for the Foreign Language Oscar. Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe winning Palestinian director Hany Abu Assad led the line- up of stars gracing the red carpet as he attended alongside the films cast members Adam Bakri, Eyad Hourani and Waleed Zuaiter.